Having leveled my palace, don't erect a hovel and complacently admire your own charity in giving me that for a home.
Vain are the thousand creeds that move men's hearts, unutterably vain; Worthless as withered weeds, or idlest froth amid the boundless main.
Any relic of the dead is precious, if they were valued living.
Category: Death And Dying
I have dreamed in my life, dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas; they have gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the color of my mind.
I see heaven's glories shine and faith shines equal...
Love is like the wild rose-briar; Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly?
Category: Friends And Friendship
A good heart will help you to a bonny face, my lad and a bad one will turn the bonniest into something worse than ugly.
Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves.
I am now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society, be it country or town. A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself.
The tyrant grinds down his slaves and they don't turn against him, they crush those beneath them.
A person who has not done one half his day's work by ten o clock, runs a chance of leaving the other half undone.